Voting now open for World Travel Awards 2020 programme

London, UK, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) is calling on industry professionals and consumers worldwide to vote for the finest travel and tourism brands in the world. Voting is now open for Africa, Asia, Europe, Indian Ocean, North America, Middle East and Oceania. Meanwhile, organisations wishing to enter the WTA 2020 programme can… Read the full press release

UNWTO: Europe leading the way to cautious restart of tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Restrictions on travel, introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, are slowly being eased, allowing tourism to restart in a growing number of destinations. The latest research by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows that 22% of all destinations worldwide (48 destinations) have started to ease restrictions,… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport wins Skytrax World Airport Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the fifth time

Hamburg Airport first place at the Skytrax World Airport Award for the fifth time Hamburg, Germany, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on from victories in 2011, 2012, 2017 and 2018, Hamburg Airport has won the renowned Skytrax World Airport Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the fifth time. Skytrax defines… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport named best airport in Eastern Europe for the seventh time

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Ferenc Liszt International Airport has won the award for best airport in Eastern Europe for the seventh time this year. The Skytrax award, handed out at the World Airport Awards, is one of the greatest accolades in the industry, as it is decided by passengers themselves  based… Read the full press release

ERA pleads for urgent and swift help to save Europe’s regional airlines

Surrey, UK, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In an open letter to all European institutions and member states, European Regions Airline Association (ERA) pleads for urgent and swift help to save Europe’s regional airlines and to avoid the total collapse of the sector. ERA has written to all European institutions and member states urging… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces new geographical responsibilities of Area Senior Vice Presidents for Eastern Europe, Russia & Turkey and UK, Ireland & Western Europe

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel groups in the world, is pleased to announce the new geographical responsibilities of Area Senior Vice President for Central & Southern Europe (CESE), Yilmaz Yildirimlar, and Area Senior Vice President for Northern Europe, Tom Flanagan Karttunen. Further to… Read the full press release

TAP Air Portugal voted the best Economy Class in Europe

Lisbon, Portugal, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Portuguese company named in the North American publication’s 10Best. TAP Air Portugal has the best Economy Class in Europe and is among the 10 best worldwide, according to a selection made by readers of US newspaper USA Today, who voted to include the Portuguese Airline in the… Read the full press release

Which European countries will you visit in April?

Mumbai, India, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Which European countries will you visit in April? Europe can be divided into four parts: 1] Mediterranean Europe: Spain, Portugal, the French Riviera, Italy, Croatia, Greece, and Turkey are among the most important countries in the Mediterranean region. This part of Europe has nice weather in April,… Read the full press release

British Airways offers flights to Europe for £40 or less each way

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (January 16, 2020) made thousands of hand-baggage-only flights to Europe available for £40 or less each way*. Customers can choose from a wide selection of over 70 routes across the airline’s comprehensive European network including Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Kefalonia, Faro and Verona. The airline… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport is the first airport in Europe to offset all passenger road journeys

Bristol Airport has become the first airport in Europe to offset all passenger journeys to and from the Airport by road. LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The carbon offsetting scheme came into effect on 1 January and forms part of the Airport’s Carbon Roadmap which was published last year. Offsets will be purchased retrospectively… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines introduces AIR DEAN & DELUCA inflight meal on select flights to North America, Europe, and Australia

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Welcome Co., Ltd., operators of DEAN & DELUCA Japan, will collaborate to develop an exclusive inflight meal on select flights to North America, Europe, and Australia, starting December 1, 2019. The limited-time AIR DEAN & DELUCA meal features a spicy cajun flavored chicken over… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International invites travelers to discover Europe like never before in summer 2021

With Seven Ships in the Region, the Cruise Line Offers New Ways to Explore Europe and New Ports of Call MIAMI, FL, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International invites travelers of all ages to discover Europe like never before in summer 2021 with 70% new itineraries that feature a new mix of destinations on seven ships…. Read the full press release

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe introduces new ‘glacial’ experiences in St Petersburg

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Belmond Grand Hotel Europe introduces new ‘glacial’ experiences in St Petersburg, inviting guests to embody the spirit of Russian Wintertime. From learning the graceful art of dancing on ice during a private lesson with a World Champion coach; or sculpting a new frozen masterpiece; to discovering the city… Read the full press release

dnata announces partnership with Europe’s largest air-cargo road feeder services (RFS) operator, Wallenborn Transports

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ —  dnata has strengthened its position in the cargo logistics industry in the Middle East by joining forces with Wallenborn Transports, Europe’s largest air-cargo road feeder services (RFS) operator. Wallenborn Transports has completed the acquisition of Agility Global Logistics’ interest in dnata PWC Airport Logistics LLC (DPAL), a… Read the full press release

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants launches The Kimpton Stay Human Project in Europe

Every Kimpton Stay Human room is filled with experiences designed to foster human connections Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Boutique luxury brand, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants launches The Kimpton Stay Human Project in Europe for the first time. Kimpton believes that heartfelt human connections make people’s lives better and that commonalities and connections exist between all people… Read the full press release

Marriott International on track to reach goal of providing career opportunities for 40,000 young people in Europe by 2020

Marriott On Track To Deliver 40,000 Career Opportunities For Young People In Europe Over 5 Years LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International in Europe announced today (SEPTEMBER 23, 2019) that it is on track to reach its goal of providing career development opportunities for 40,000 young people in Europe by 2020. This initiative… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport rated one of the best airports in Europe by ACI Airport Service Quality Awards

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport has been awarded the  ACI Airport Service Quality Award (ASQ) in the category Best Airport by Size and Region for Over 40 million passengers per year for 2018.The awards ceremony was held in Bali, Indonesia, on 4 September 2019, during the Gala dinner of the second annual ACI Customer Experience Global… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport hosted workshop events in China to boost its role as Central and Eastern Europe’s e-commerce gateway

Budapest Airport cargo team were in China to discuss and develop the airport’s growing role as Central and Eastern Europe’s e-commerce gateway. Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport (BUD), in collaboration with AirBridgeCargo Airlines, has hosted workshop events in Shanghai and Hong Kong for representatives from Chinese air cargo and e-commerce companies…. Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes plans submitted to develop UK and Europe’s first commercial waste to jet fuel plant

The proposed plant will take hundreds of thousands of tonnes of household and commercial solid waste and turn it into clean burning sustainable aviation fuel, reducing net greenhouse gases by 70% compared to the fossil fuel equivalent – equal to taking up to 40,000 cars per year off the road British Airways intends to purchase… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches four routes to popular European city break destinations from Edinburgh Airport

Four new routes to European city break hotspots BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe today (AUG 6, 2019) announces that it will begin operations at Edinburgh Airport, with the launch of four routes to popular… Read the full press release

Accor announces the appointment of Karelle Lamouche as Chief Commercial Officer for Europe

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor today (August 5, 2019) announces that Karelle Lamouche has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer for Europe.  In this newly created role, Karelle will lead Accor’s European commercial team with responsibility for driving the business revenue strategy for the company and its partners across all European markets. Reporting… Read the full press release

Accor names Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe

PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, the world’s leading augmented hospitality group, has announced the appointment of Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe. Dardenne, who most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Amaala an ultra-luxury resort destination project on the Red Sea sponsored by the Public Investment Fund… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts to open six new flagship hotels in the US, Europe and China by 2020

Crowne Plaza to launch six brand-defining properties in the U.S., Europe and China, bringing new designs and innovations to life Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts announces the openings of six flagship hotels in the US, Europe and China by early 2020. These beacons of the Crowne Plaza brand… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS EXECUTIVE CLUB EXTENDS £1 REWARD FLIGHT FARE TO UK AND EUROPE

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Executive Club Members can now book a reward flight using Avios and pay as little as £1 return.  With the trial starting today (July 16, 2019), the new Avios pricing options can be redeemed on flights in the UK and Europe. The additional Avios options follows… Read the full press release

WIZZ AIR IS THE MOST PUNCTUAL AIRLINE IN AUSTRIA AND THE GREENEST AIRLINE IN EUROPE

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of the fastest-growing airlines in Europe and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, is the most punctual airline in Austria that hasn’t cancelled a single flight in 2019 from the Austrian capital. The analysis carried out by a passenger rights portal awarded Wizz Air the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of Europe’s first Alila branded resort

Alila La Gruyère in Switzerland will strengthen Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle and wellbeing offerings in the region CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (June 17, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Resort 4 SA, owned by Ben Golf Investissements SA, for Europe’s first… Read the full press release

British Airways staff votes as the best in Europe at the Skytrax 2019 World Airline Awards

British Airways wins the Best Airline Staff in Europe award at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards Cabin crew and airport colleagues were praised for their friendly welcome The airline also won awards for Most Improved Airline in Europe, Best Airline Staff in United Kingdom and Best Cabin Crew in the United Kingdom LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Bahia named Europe’s Leading Entertainment and Dining Resort in the World Travel Awards 2019

Estepona, Spain, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Bahia adds another distinctive award to its portfolio, as the luxury beachfront resort is named Europe’s Leading Entertainment and Dining Resort in the World Travel Awards 2019. Voted for by travel and tourism professionals from across the globe, the World Travel Awards celebrate excellence and innovation within… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards Europe 2019 unveiled the finest travel brands in Europe

Madeira, Portugal, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in Europe have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Madeira. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony on the breathtaking Atlantic island to find out who amongst them would be crowned best of the best. Winners at… Read the full press release

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to invest in the construction of Europe’s first sustainable kerosene plant

Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is set to invest in the construction of Europe’s first sustainable kerosene plant. The plant will be constructed by SkyNRG, the global market leader in sustainable fuels for the aviation industry. Based in Delfzijl, the plant will be dedicated specifically to the production of… Read the full press release